the need to face olive cultivation in Greece with even greater seriousness than in the past emerges year by year.
Apart from the unpredictable factors, such as weather conditions (eg. drought, hail, etc.), that affect production, the consequences of which may reduce, there are also the poor cultivation practices that need to be addressed.
Due to the increase in the price of olive oil the last years, the producer starded considering the crop more seriously. The way is still long, however, until the producers as a whole receive all the information they need, from the proper cultivation of the olive tree to the proper storage of the product.
But we should want to make our olive oil even better. And if we believe it is perfect, can we guarantee a consistent quality every year, as the markets require?
Taking this into consideration, institutions and individuals should make investments, in order for a cultivation programme and infrastucture projects to be designed and applied in a realistic way, such as the necessary dams, which a lot of small societies hope to.
Serious planning, collaboration and assertion can set the beginning.
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